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  • 9 January 2015
    Training & Education

    With the temperatures dipping into the 20s and wind chills making it feel even colder, Sailors onboard several Navy vessels pulled lines, set sail and moved one step closer to deployment, Jan. 8. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 kicked off the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG). COMPTUEX, […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), together with its carrier strike group (Ike CSG), entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, July 8. The carrier, accompanied by embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) and guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), concluded operations in the […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Authorities

    Service members, family and friends of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 gathered pierside of USS Princeton (CG 59) for a change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 10. Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao relieved Rear Adm. Thomas S. Rowden as commanding officer of CSG 11 and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) CSG. “Today […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) March 15. The mission of the IKE CSG is to promote maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the AOR. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 is comprised of flagship USS Dwight D. […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) transited through the Suez Canal marking the end of more than seven months of Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO), Oct. 27. Commanded by Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller, GHWB CSG comprises aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Carrier […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG 1) successfully completed Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) off the coast of Southern California June 9, marking the final step in the strike group’s preparation for its upcoming deployment.   “CSG 1 completed their integrated and advanced training during a single underway period,” said Capt. Patrick Keyes, commander, U.S. 3rd […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Operational planners for Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG3) attended a four-day symposium to reinforce integration between CSG3 component commands at the Trident Training Facility on Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Sept. 23-28. More than 40 officers and chiefs attended the symposium, held as the primary focus of CSG3 shifts from maintenance to operational readiness. The strike group’s […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 successfully completed Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) Nov. 12. JTFEX is designed to test a strike group’s ability to operate in hostile and complex environments with other U.S. and coalition forces. The integrated exercise combines specific warfare areas with […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Training & Education

    Commander of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) Rear Adm. Jim Malloy visited guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94), Dec. 12. Malloy, embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), toured the ship, met with the Chiefs Mess and the ship’s officers, and held an all hands call, where he answered […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) on July 17. The mission of the IKE CSG is to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the AOO. Prior to arrival in theater, the IKE CSG successfully completed a robust training cycle, where […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got underway Sept. 29 to participate in a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with components of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11. Prior to departure, Nimitz spent six weeks in its homeport of Everett, Wash. for its carrier in-port availability. During that time, Nimitz took on large quantities of […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) is scheduled to deploy July 22 for an eight- to nine-month deployment in support of 5th and 6th Fleet operations. In preparation for deployment, HST CSG has completed a series of complex training events and achieved all required operational certifications, ensuring all units are ready for […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Richard “Rick” Williams relieved Rear Adm. Joseph Kuzmick as commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 15 during a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, July 23. The ceremony marked the end of a successful tour and career for Kuzmick, who also retired during the ceremony after serving as commander […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Ships and embarked squadrons from Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) entered U.S. 5th Fleet’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) Aug. 18, after completing a routine transit through the Suez Canal. “Our Sailors and Marines executed a safe and professional transit through the Suez Canal and we are now operating in the 5th Fleet […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ships and air wing of the U.S. Navy’s Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group have completed a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) in preparation for their future deployment. COMPTUEX measured the carrier strike group’s ability to perform and respond as an integrated team during simulated scenarios the group may encounter while deployed. Ike CSG is comprised […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 successfully completed a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California June 2.   COMPTUEX, led by CSG 15, is an exercise that evaluated CSG 1’s ability to react to live-training scenarios as an integral unit throughout every warfare area including sub surface, surface and air. “These […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 held a change of command ceremony at the Pennsylvania House on board Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 6. Rear Adm. Brian E. Luther relieved Rear Adm. DeWolfe H. Miller and assumed duties as CSG-2 commander. Under Miller’s leadership, who assumed command in February 2014, the George H.W. Bush (GHWB) […]

  • 4 April 2014

    The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) relieved the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) of its duties in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) March 24.   The HST CSG deployed July 22, 2013, and since then has conducted maritime security operations, theater security cooperation actions, and joint […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral Richard W. Butler who has been the Commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 since July 31, 2014 was succeeded by Rear Adm. Bruce H. Lindsey on December 11. The change of command ceremony was also a retirement ceremony since the former Commander Buttler retired from the Navy after more than 30 years […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of Agriculture kicked off the Great Green Fleet January 20, with the deployment of the USS John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCS CSG) during a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, USA. The Great Green Fleet is a Department of the Navy initiative highlighting how […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 5,000 Sailors serving in the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) arrived in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), Feb. 24.   Commanded by Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller, GHWB CSG is comprised of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 22 and USS Truxtun (DDG 103), USS Roosevelt […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy Rear Admiral Patrick Piercey, US Pacific Command operations director, recently paid a visit to the Royal Navy’s carrier strike group commander Commodore Andrew Betton onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth. The Admiral was visiting the home base of the Royal Navy’s carriers as part of a wider UK visit organised around defense engagements at Joint Headquarters in […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 hosted the British Ambassador to the U.S. and four other high-ranking officials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) for a day at sea, Sept. 30.   Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott was joined on the visit by British Consul General David Prodger, British Royal Navy Commodore Richard […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Feb. 11. During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Michael S. White relieved Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao as commander, CSG 11. Gumataotao assumed command of CSG 11 in November 2011 and led the strike group through a […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) relieved the Nimitz CSG in the Arabian Sea Aug. 26, assuming the duties as Commander, Task Force (CTF) 50. CTF 50 is responsible for conducting maritime security operations, supporting theater security cooperation efforts in the region and providing support for Operation Enduring Freedom. “We are now […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) returned to San Diego June 4, following a nearly 10-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations. The Carl Vinson CSG includes the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked squadrons from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1 […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 held a change of command ceremony while embarked aboard the flagship USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), in the Atlantic Ocean on December 1. Rear Admiral Jesse Wilson relieved Rear Admiral Bruce Lindsey. Lindsey, a naval aviator, was flying in an F/A-18 from Strike Fighter Squadron (VF) […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) completed four weeks of multi-mission training in preparation for its upcoming deployment as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2, July 19. “After our four weeks underway for group sail, I can see a noticeable difference in the overall performance of Hue City,” said Capt. Dan Gillen, Hue […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Authorities

      Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG-1) held a change of command ceremony on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Nov. 18. Rear Adm. Thomas K. Shannon relieved Rear Adm. Samuel Perez as commander, CSG-1. CSG-1 was formally established Oct. 1, 2009, and is comprised of Carl Vinson, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, USS Bunker Hill […]